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Peyton, Billy Joe


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Emory L. Kemp Papers regarding Industrial History

Collection Number: A&M 4230
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials from Dr. Emory L. Kemp’s career of researching, documenting, and preserving historic structures. Kemp was a practicing civil engineer from 1952-1959, then taught civil engineering, historic preservation, and the history of technology from 1962-2003 at West Virginia University. He served as an expert consultant for the preservation of many historic engineering structures, including bridges, waterways, and mills. He also published regularly and remained...
Dates: 1735-2021

Institute for the History of Technology and Industrial Archaeology, Records regarding Blair Mountain

Collection Number: A&M 3857
Overview Records of the Institute for the History of Technology and Industrial Archaeology (IHTIA) pertaining to its work on Blair Mountain, Logan County, WV, the site of the Battle of Blair Mountain. Fought in 1921, this battle was a culmination of the largest civil uprising since the Civil War, featuring the confrontation of mine workers with state police and volunteer militia. The collection includes correspondence, typescripts, maps, clippings, photographs, and artifacts that pertain to the Blair...
Dates: 1906-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1990-1992

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Aqueducts 1
Blair Mountain (W. Va.) 1
Blair Mountain, Battle of, W. Va., 1921 1
Canal aqueducts 1
Canals 1